The head of centuries Putin held a meeting with the permanent members of the security Council of Russia, which agreed on the implementation of the Minsk agreements and deliveries of gas to Ukraine, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
"during the meeting, they exchanged views on the implementation process of the Minsk agreements in Ukraine ", - said Peskov RIA " Novosti ", adding that " the subject of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine ". Online meeting was attended by Prime Minister Medvedev D. A., speakers of Parliament Valentina Matvienko Sergey Naryshkin, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and his Deputy Rashid Nurgaliev, the Ministers of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov of defense Sergei Shoigu, head of the FSB, Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the SAINT of Russia Mikhail Fradkov and a permanent security Council member Russia Boris Gryzlov. On Thursday, it was announced that "Naftogaz of Ukraine" transferred to Gazprom fifteen million dollars pre-payment for gas deliveries in March, which will last presumably for another five days of supplies. The advance payment was made once on Wednesday Gazprom has sent the company a letter, which showed that the prepaid Ukrainian firm volume of gas will last until the morning of 6 March. Similarly in the environment, Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Kyiv hopes that within two to three weeks the issue of gas price from Russia for the period from April 1, will be fully resolved. Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak on Tuesday said that Moscow is ready to take measures to provide discounts on gas for Ukraine in the framework of the existing contract with Naftogaz by Gazprom, if there is proper circulation of the Ukrainian side. While Kiev believes that gas from Russia must cost in the summer, cheaper than $ 300 per thousand cubic meters.